To find out more about the public sector equality duty, including how to make a complaint if you think an organisation is not following its duty, see our information on disability discrimination.
Human rights and public authorities
Public authorities have to respect your human rights as well as follow the Equality Act. This includes not discriminating against you, which is included in the Human Rights Act. For more information, including how to make a complaint if your rights haven't been respected, see our pages on the Human Rights Act.
This information was published in March 2016. We will revise it in 2019.